Written by Jake Romero California district judge Lucy Koh has rejected a motion to dismiss brought by Facebook, Inc. in response to a lawsuit brought by plaintiffs Angel Fraley, et al. alleging that Facebook’s “Sponsored Stories” violate California’s Right to Publicity Statute (CA Civil Code §3334). Sponsored Stories are paid advertisements containing the name and… Continue Reading
(laugh alert) Jeff Jarvis of the Huffington Post reports on a record fine levied by the Federal Trade Commission against one S. Claus for maintaining a database of children’s names, addresses, ages, solicited online and sorted by naughty or nice. According to Jarvis, Mr. Claus commented, “What’s the worst they can do? Cookie me?” Enjoy the post —… Continue Reading
Adoption of cloud computing is certainly on the increase — but 2011 has seen evidence of some of the risks associated with moving to the cloud. Notable among the year’s data breaches was the breach at e-mail marketer Epsilon Data. To quickly refresh your memory, Epsilon was the victim of a hacking attack, and once… Continue Reading
To bring you up-to-date on what security professionals see as threats to the enterprise, our friends at Threatpost have produced an interesting video that can be viewed here. It’s worth a look.